No Better Time to Explore One (or more) of Our National Treasures

The United States National Park Service is celebrating it’s centennial this summer. It was created and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on August 25, 1916, over 43 years after Yellowstone became America’s first national park in 1872. During those intervening years, several other sites, largely in the West, were also designated as worthy […]

National Parks …our American Treasures

There are 58 National Parks in America spread through 27 states and the US territories of American Samoa and the US Virgin Islands. When you add in National Monuments, Memorials, Military Parks, Historic Sites, Recreation Areas, Seashores, Scenic Railways and Trails there are over 400 of America’s greatest national treasures scattered through every state (save […]